Corporate Sales Agent – Jumia (Full time) – Tanzania

By | September 11, 2019

Corporate Sales Agent – Jumia (Full time) – Tanzania

Jumia Group Intro Jumia is Africa’s leading internet group, with already over 3,000 employees in more than 14 African countries and huge successes such as Jumia, Jumia Travel, Jumia Food, Jumia Deals, Jumia House, Jumia Jobs and Jumia Services. It is led by top talented leaders offering a great mix of local and international talents and is backed by MTN, Millicom, Rocket Internet, Axa, Orange, Goldman Sachs & CdC. background:white;vertical-align:baseline’>Africa is one of the fastest growing economies in the world, offering excellent opportunities in a vibrant and booming environment. Its economic growth has enabled innovative businesses to flourish and this is where Jumia steps in.15.0pt;background:white’>We are currently looking for talented people with a passion for emerging markets and Africa to join our team and embark on our exciting journey.

 

Jumia Travel is a hotel/flights booking website that provides travellers with the perfect place/flight they need at the best price from more than 25,000 hotels in Africa and more than 200,000 hotels around the world

 

Main Responsibility

  •        Signing up new prospects (SMEs, multinationals, public organisations, etc.)
  •  Following up on existing partnerships and supporting the growth of sales via this channel
  •  Making sure all your clients’ bookings are carried out thoroughly
  •  Presenting Jumia Travel services in person or on the phone to the relevant decision makers
  •  Negotiating terms and conditions of partnership
  •  Managing sales accounts by analyzing needs, creating strategies, and measuring client and member responses.
  • Securing bid opportunities through direct contact, e-mail and telephone
  • Prospecting organisations by soliciting favorable contacts with potential new accounts
  • Retaining existing accounts by researching and resolving customer problems
  • Conducting follow-up calls to identify future business needs. Solicit feedback, identify issues and recommend enhancements to products or services
  • Ensuring client and member satisfaction by facilitating positive, long-term relationships
  • Helping account receivable to collect when needed
  •  Developing and supporting sales presentations and events
  •  Embedding a sales management culture
  •  Creating trust with all partners
  •  Reporting prospection on a tracking software

 

Required Skills and Qualification

  •        At least 1-2 years experience selling to corporate customers
  • Must have strong sales or business development background
  • Enthusiastic, driven and confident – Ability to clearly and persuasively articulate the company’s mission, product and business value
  • Proven ability to learn new technology quickly, adapt to changing needs and possess strong analytical skills
  • Ability to quickly build productive relationships in a fast-paced, high-performance environment
  • Perfect spoken and written English is a must
  • Network and contacts in the hospitality industry are an added advantage

We offer:

  • A unique experience in an international, entrepreneurial, yet structured environment
  • An unparalleded personal and professional improvement as our longer-term objective is to train the next generation of leaders for our future internet ventures
  • The opportunity to be part of a team full of talented people with the best backgrounds

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